Shutter Shock: My ep5 is bad. Would an em5 do better?

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Joseph T Lewis III
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Re: Use the anti-shock. It really works.
In reply to Anders W, 8 months ago

Anders W wrote:

Joseph T Lewis III wrote:

Paul De Bra wrote:

Olympus cameras can be set to use a 1/8s anti-shock delay. This really eliminates the shutter shock.

Sure the E-M5 has a bit less shutter shock than the E-P5 according to most users but it definitely still has some and 1/8s delay solves the problem. THe E-M1 also has the problem but it now has a new feature to keep the shutter open at the expense of higher power consumption.

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Paul

What is the "new feature to keep the shutter open at the expense of higher power consumption"? (If you can just provide the term or name, I can find it on Google or in the manual.)

The option Paul has in mind is that of setting release lag-time to short rather than normal. This doesn't keep the shutter open. Rather, it prepares the shutter for action immediately after instead of immediately before each exposure, so that the delay from the instant when the shutter button is depressed to the instant the shutter opens is shortened. See here for some additional detail:

http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/52988861

Thanks very much, Anders.  I had seen the posts about the short release lag time, but did not make the connection.

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